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Rising Senior – Jairus Brantley (Gainesville Christian)


We are recognizing the top athletes from the Class of 2021. It will include athletes from the following counties: Alachua, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion, and Union.

Name: Jairus Brantley
School: Gainesville Christian
Sports: Football, Basketball, and Baseball
Positions: Football – OL DL K TE; Basketball – PF C; Baseball – All over the field
Stats for football: 97 tackles, 1 TD, 34 TB (career)
Achievements: A&B honor roll; All-state special teams player and one Player of the Game award
Favorite high school sports moment so far: “Playing in last year’s state semifinals game against eventual FCAPPS state champion Donahue.”
Favorite quote: “Ability is what you’re capable of doing, motivation determines what you do, and attitude determines how well you play.”
What am I looking for in my senior year: “Bringing home a state title, grow as a Christian, and standout among our players.”
Goals: “A state championship, All-state player of the year, & team MVP.”
College offers or interest: Division-III New Hampshire

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